Footballers, at the end of the day, as they might say, are only humans like you and me. And for that reason they’ll be pinpointing the new year as their chance to shine.
Up and down Spain, players will be looking to improve their fitness, score more goals and write more headlines with the aim of leaving their mark in 2014.
The following slides look at one player from each side who could be set for a big 12 months.
Players that have already made their names at their current clubs or are already considered as having made it have been left out.